Ovarian cancer used to be considered a "silent killer." Symptoms were thought to appear only when the cancer was in an advanced stage. Now, doctors believe that even early-stage ovarian cancer can produce symptoms.
See your doctor if you have the following symptoms on a daily basis for more than a few weeks:
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